Surfline Report

Surfline Forecast

Surfline is the most comprehensive surf forecasting and reporting website on the internet. They have a great tool called LOLA which is remarkably accurate in it’s wave height, period, and wind direction models. This link will take you to their comprehensive “forecast” page.
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Surfline Lola

Surfline is the most comprehensive surf forecasting and reporting website on the internet. They have a great tool called LOLA which is remarkably accurate in it’s wave height, period, and wind direction models. This link will take you to their comprehensive “LOLA” page.
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Magic Seaweed

Magic Seaweed maintains a remarkably detailed surf report for the Mentawai Islands region. Out of all the sites at our disposal we’d have to recommend Magic Seaweed as a close second behind Surfline in terms of features and overall accuracy for their swell forecasts and more importantly wind predictions!

NOAA Wave Height

168 hour forecast covering the entire Indian Ocean in a spherical format. This is what all of the other websites use for their data, just not as fancy. If you want a quick, easy to understand link, this is it.

NOAA Wave Period

168 hour forecast covering the entire Indian Ocean. This link provides a simple to understand wave period animation. The longer the wave period the more spots waves can sneak into, especially in the Mentawais.

Bouyweather

This is a very accurate and easy to read 4 day forecast measured by the most relevant Mentawai buoy. An extended 7 day forecast is available on a subscription basis. This site also boasts great local wind information.

Wetsand

This is one of the most impressive, free Indonesian surf reports on the internet. It’s got accurate wave height, period, wind, and tide information in an easy to read format.

Surfline Lola

Surfline is the most comprehensive surf forecasting and reporting website on the internet. They have a great tool called LOLA which is remarkably accurate in it’s wave height, period, and wind direction models. This link will take you to their comprehensive “LOLA” page.
* Subscription required

Meteostat 5 #1

A remarkably detailed satellite animation of the Indian Ocean region. Make sure you check out the “zoom” feature. This will show you basic storm patterns and wind shifts along the Equator.

Meteostat 5 #2

Practically the same animation as # 1 but in an easier to read enhanced color format. This satellite enables you to see clouds and precipitation a lot easier than the original.

Stormsurf #1

Mark Sponsler at Stormsurf has put together an extremely comprehensive list of swell and weather links for the Indian Ocean region here. The link above offers a graphic format for wave heights.

Stormsurf #2

Stormsurf has created a number of great wave height models for the Indian Ocean. The link above is a fantastic overview for the entire Indian Ocean – check out Stormsurf for all of your forecasting resources!